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by | May 21, 2017 | 11:02

We went through a bad patch. The reverse fixture earlier in the season ended in a 3-1 win for Arsenal , with Theo Walcott, Mesut Ozil and Alex Iwobi grabbing the goals for the Gunners. "It was a hard game, which we expected, but overall I believed in the second half we could score the goals which we did not in the first half, because we created space and it was a very convincing win".

by | May 21, 2017 | 10:06

Brian McKeon, the Celtics' chief medical officer. Thomas initially injured the hip March 15 against Minnesota and missed the next two games. The team made the announcement on Saturday, a day after Thomas left Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals against Cleveland in the second half.

by | May 21, 2017 | 09:32

Dirrell commented on his uncle's actions, per Brian Campbell of CBS Sports: "I'm very sorry for what my coach has done". Dirrell said he didn't know if the late shot was intentional or not, but did express forgiveness toward his competitor.

by | May 21, 2017 | 09:01

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly interested in signing Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic this summer as he could be forced to give up on Eric Dier. José Mourinho is a huge fan of Nemanja Matic, convincing the Chelsea board to re-sign the Serbian midfielder when he took over the Blues in his second spell.

by | May 21, 2017 | 10:37

Murray won his only title of the year in Dubai and had started the clay season trying to regain his form following a right elbow injury that kept him out of the Miami Open and the Davis Cup quarterfinals. After cruising through the first set at breakneck speed with three breaks off the Spaniard's serve, Djokovic suddenly lost his composure midway in the second set.

by | May 21, 2017 | 09:16

Unlike Game 1 , the Spurs showed no fight against the Warriors in this game and suffered one of their largest playoff blowouts in recent memory. The way the Warriors started the second half, there was no chance the Spurs could hold on to the lead after Leonard went down.

by | May 21, 2017 | 09:07

Green made his first two shots - both 3-pointers - but finished with six points. In a news release, Celtics team physician Dr. Brian McKeon said: "Isaiah has worked tirelessly to manage this injury since it first occurred". Forward Kevin Love added a double-double, 21 points and 12 rebounds for Cleveland . " It is embarrassing ", guard Avery Bradley said. If Game 2 is anything like Game 1, we're in for a good night.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:48

Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic has been blasted for the "disgusting" tackle which kept Crystal Palace defender James Tomkins out of action for around three weeks. It gave Palace what they wanted for the match. "The pressure has been on us but we've delivered in the last four games", said the Swansea goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski, whose team had gleaned 10 points in that period while Hull lost four of their last six matches.

by | May 21, 2017 | 09:02

Harry Kane scored four goals in Tottenham's 6-1 rout of Leicester on Thursday, ensuring the Premier League runner-up is closing out the season with a swagger despite missing out on the title. "I think I'm on 75 now and to get 100 would be a fantastic achievement". "We are so calm about our key players". Tottenham's Harry Kane was all smiles following his four-goal performance against Leicester City.

by | May 21, 2017 | 09:00

The Spaniard has generally spent two hours each morning in the Honda Performance Development simulator about 10 miles from the Speedway before buckling in for practice in the afternoon. Fernando Alonso's Indy 500 entry isn't just a brief flight of fancy-the double F1 world champion is 100 percent serious about winning this historic race.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:55

What happens to me after that is less important, " he said. "I have been asked if there is a board meeting before the cup final and I said "after". Like Everton, who are guaranteed to finish seventh, neither Middlesbrough nor Watford have anything to play for, but Wenger hopes all three teams will put up resistance regardless.

by | May 21, 2017 | 07:41

And in the last 16 I was out only once. "For my boys, it is a fantastic season - and I will prepare them for a wonderful final". "I normally have a lot of matches, but like this I never have, I never have". You know what we have been working on all season? Mourinho said the fixture congestion meant he is having to adopt an "a la carte" approach to his players' schedules.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:51

Jockey John Velazquez celebrates as he guides Always Dreaming #5 across the finish line. The only true contender in my eyes to give Always Dreaming a race. Classic Empire fought on to the finish line, but couldn't hold off a fresh horse in Cloud Computing . Lookin At Lee was fourth. Always Dreaming preps for the Preakness.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:28

Nashville came out with much more jump and created more chances. Yet the Pittsburgh Penguins responded the way they've always responded since Mike Sullivan took over as head coach almost 18 months ago: like champions. “But I dont think any team relies on just one guy, so were going to have to play our best game tonight.”. The team captain has not scored in the postseason but has been a reliable defensive presence.

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:52

One in the middle of a good and dynamic team maybe, but not all at once. Plus Timothy Fosu-Mensah.Axel [Tuanzebe] - so lot's of them. It's the only positive thing. "I will bring three or four of the first-team players, to play one half each one", he said . "I think they really need my support, Nicky Butt's and supporters to understand hard job they have".

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:37

They're also looking for their first 11-0 start to the playoffs in franchise history - which would tie a record set by the Lakers in 1989 and 2001. The Cleveland Cavaliers will publicly say they aren't focusing on Golden State, only their current opponent, but this series has been a barometer of their defensive potential.

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:20

Nashville forced overtime with two late goals, including Filip Forsberg's tying marker with 35 seconds remaining in regulation and Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne on the bench. He has eight points (3 G, 5 A) in the past eight games. "So put a smile on our face, enjoy it, get ready, and feel good about a tough game in their rink and what can come from that".

by | May 21, 2017 | 07:48

With half of Chelsea's game away to Arsenal in September gone, Conte switched to his 3-4-3 formation, which he would persist with for the rest of the season - and which others would try to imitate as well. "He was not part of team training but that's not a problem after this long season. We have very good players and we need a few more ". "The most attractive football is in Europe in the Champions League and that is a target for the team and our club for next season".

by | May 21, 2017 | 08:10

Cloud Computing is the fourth horse in 34 years to win the Preakness after not running in the Kentucky Derby. The Preakness Stakes 2017 results are in, and Cloud Computing pulled off the upset. That said, in his four starts this year, he has finished a combined 38 1/4 lengths behind the victor. As Heather Dinich of ESPN reported, there was a noticeable lack of interest in the horse and trainer before the race - which could have been Pletcher's strategy for race day.

by | May 21, 2017 | 07:48

Alexis is a player who never gives up and is always tricky to stop and very good in short space. Giroud made sure of victory in the 83rd minute, nodding home after Ramsey had headed the ball across the box following more good work from Sanchez.

by | May 21, 2017 | 07:37

Halep returns the ball. The sixth-seeded Romanian will play either reigning Roland Garros champion Garbiñe Muguruza or eighth-seeded Elina Svitolina in tomorrow's final. Djokovic, beaten in the final by Britain's Andy Murray past year, will now face Juan Martin del Potro in the quarters after the unseeded Argentinian's 7-6 (7/4), 6-3 win over Japanese seventh seed Kei Nishikori.

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:56

Mourinho has already confirmed that he intends to field a youthful side in the final league game of the season against Palace, as he seeks for more time to prepare for the Europa League final. "In the '90s, we won the UEFA Cup and in '95 the Champions League, with a very young team and a great manager in Louis van Gaal". "I know some people like to lie".

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:23

Mourinho had his detractors when he got the United job and I'll be honest there are still plenty around following a season full of draws and frustration. "We spend more time travelling, playing, with hotels than at home because 60-something matches means 140 days in hotels, so half of the year we spend together and that is only possible when the spirit is wonderful".

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:37

As of this writing, there had been no decision made. The Penguins are 57-24 in their last 81 games playing on 1 days rest, 5-1 in their last 6 Friday games and 1-4 in their last 5 vs. Fleury gave up four goals in the first 13 minutes Wednesday, which allowed Matt Murray to make his first appearance of the postseason. I understand. They want to be in the net.

by | May 21, 2017 | 05:20

Game 4 is Friday night in Ottawa. Regardless we have seen Fleury play great in these playoffs. Murray, who suffered a lower-body injury during warm-ups before the opening game of their opening round National Hockey League playoff series against the Columbus Blue Jackets, finally returning to the Penguins line-up as a back-up to Marc-Andre Fleury at the end of their second-round series against the Washington Capitals.

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:21

The coach noted that Guentzel has had "a ton" of chances that haven't gone in, chances that could very well start going in if they continue to happen. Combine that with his dominant playoff history against the Senators and you have a real cause for concern in Ottawa. Fellow defenceman Brian Dumoulin doesn't score goals often, but when he does they are extremely timely.

by | May 21, 2017 | 06:30

Game 3: One goal. And this is a very good team. However, all seemed to be forgiven as Malkin assisted on Kessel's attractive game victor just a period later. "The chances have been there, regardless of who gets them", said an upbeat Crosby in a cramped dressing room on the university campus. They both want to be in the net.

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:40

Sunderland, meanwhile, are on a mission to restore their pride ahead of life in the second tier, with a positive performance at the Emirates Stadium preceding their trip to Stamford Bridge. "But, if you ask me about the "human side", I can now tell you he's a really good person". "For this reason I think I have to take my time and to make the best decision for him".

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:16

The Braves have found their stop-gap for the injured Freddie Freeman. Coppolella and president of baseball operations John Hart said the team had no first basemen in the minors ready to be a fill-in starter in the majors. "I think it sends a message to our fans that, look, we said we wanted to be an exciting club this year". Yepez, 19, has hit.275/.309/.387 with one homer in 36 games for Single-A Rome this year.

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:48

Sanchez, who led the American League with a 3.00 ERA last season, is 0-1 with a 3.33 ERA this season. Sanchez went six complete, gave up three runs on five hits, struck out four, walked two, gave up a home run. But upon review, it became clear that the ball hit Smoak after he swung so he was out and the inning was over. "I only had one inning where it really got away from me".

by | May 21, 2017 | 03:57

Yes, those guys put up some video game numbers. Meanwhile the third member of Cleveland's Big Three, Kyrie Irving, got into the act with 23 points on 8-of-11 shooting. It's just the way they function. Kevin Love's offensive surge continues in the Eastern Conference Finals as the Cavaliers forward crushed home a two-handed dunk off a attractive pass from Kyrie Irving in Game 2.

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:38

The Cavs' communication looked a lot better in Round 2, at least in the sense that there was a lot less finger pointing after every made basket. "We could say that all day and all the time, but we didn't". The Raptors just knew. There are questions to be answered just as there are any time a season falls short of the ultimate goal. The Cavs took advantage of DeMar DeRozan's reliance on the midrange game to squeeze Toronto into tight spaces, and Dwane Casey took a little too long to ...

by | May 21, 2017 | 04:26

Godley was being considered for the fifth spot in the rotation and earned at least another look with his most recent start, a four-hitter through seven innings in which he beat Detroit, 7-1. Brandon Drury and Jake Lamb drove in the runs for Arizona, spoiling a good outing for Gerrit Cole . Glasnow struck out three in the first two innings, two on a breaking ball, before the Diamondbacks teed off on his fastball in the third.

by | May 21, 2017 | 03:09

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by | May 21, 2017 | 03:42

It was not a gamble. Rather than bad luck or poor finishing or even the quality of the opposition, Carragher pins the blame for their poor showing away from Old Trafford on the United manager. Eight changes to United's starting line-up at the Emirates Stadium certainly pointed to Mourinho's focus on Friday morning's semi-final, second-leg tie at home to Celta Vigo .